Feb 24, 2021
The San Diego Gulls path the Henderson Silver Knights, 3-3, within the third interval of their regular-season matchup at Orleans Area in Las Vegas, NV.
Henderson scored twice within the first seven minutes of the ultimate body to seize a one-goal lead.
Jake Leschyshyn gave Henderson their first lead of the sport, scoring his second aim of the season at 6:46 of the interval.
Henderson tied the sport on a power-play aim from Gage Quinney at 2:51 of the ultimate body.
The ahead corralled a crisp cross-ice feed from Jack Dugan, and lasered his shot over Lukas Dostal for the game-tying tally.
Dugan collected his second level of the evening on the aim.
The groups traded targets within the center body, with Paul Cotter and Benoit-Olivier Groulx discovering the again of the online.
The Gulls middle gave San Diego a one-goal lead along with his first profession shorthanded aim late within the center body.
Paul Cotter tied the sport as the sport handed its halfway mark, selecting up his second aim of the yr.
Henderson capitalized on a defensive zone turnover, with Cotter intercepting a Hunter Drew clearing try. He moved in alone on Lukas Dostal, shifting the puck to his forehand and placing his shot to the highest of the online for the game-tying tally.
Bryce Kindopp opened the scoring, grabbing his first American Hockey League aim with 1:20 left within the first interval.
Keegan Lowe began the play, feeding Kindopp with a go from the nook of the defensive zone. The rookie ahead carried the puck to the faceoff dot, snapping a shot over the shoulder of Oscar Dansk for the milestone market.
Kindopp, who signed an entry-level contract with the Anaheim group on March 4, 2020, collected 108-86=194 factors with a +66 score and 86 penalty minutes (PIM) in 263 profession Western Hockey League (WHL) video games with the Everett Silvertips. The 6-2, 205-pound ahead ranks second in Silvertips franchise historical past in targets and eighth in factors.
Kindopp helped Everett seize the WHL United States division title in every of his first three seasons with the membership and has led the Silvertips to the highest report within the division once more this season.
Dansk made his debut with Henderson tonight. The veteran netminder is 65-31-17 with a 2.67 goals-against common and .906 save share in 117 profession AHL video games.
Dostal, victorious in 5 of his six begins this season, made the beginning for San Diego.
Tonight is the primary ever assembly between San Diego and Henderson, the American Hockey League’s latest staff. The 2 groups will meet six instances this season, with three video games within the subsequent 4 days in Las Vegas. The Silver Knights loved a stable begin of their inaugural historical past, selecting up 5 wins of their first six video games. The Gulls enter the evening tied with the Chicago Wolves atop the league in each wins (7) and factors (14).
“They’re a talented staff and a staff that competes as effectively,” mentioned Gulls assistant coach Sylvain Lefebvre. “They’ve some good gamers, both younger or gamers they signed as free brokers. They’re a deep staff.”
The Silver Knights are led by head coach Manny Vivieros, a 13-year teaching veteran main his first AHL membership. Vivieros guided the Spokane Chiefs to the fourth-best report within the WHL final season and likewise served because the assistant coach of the Edmonton Oilers in 2018-19. Vivieros performed 29 NHL video games for the Minnesota North Stars (1985-87) and frolicked within the AHL and Worldwide Hockey League (1986-91).